We all want the secret formula to age beautifully or age gracefully. At 52, I am not trying to look like I am in my 20’s. My goal is to look and feel the best as I grow older and wiser. As I have gotten wiser, I believe there are 3 actions you can take today to look and feel your best tomorrow. Guess what! They are very budget friendly.
The earlier you start with these 3 actions the better your results will be to age beautifully.
The Number 1 Action To Take Today To Age Beautifully
Get 7-8 hours of sleep a night. Getting enough sleep is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. The overall health benefits will help you to live your best life. Most people do not get enough sleep. We are constantly on the go. If you have a hard time sleeping read this post here.
Have you ever heard the term “Beauty Rest”? Check out this article. It talks about when we are sleeping our bodies typically have a surge in growth hormones. In this article, they suggest “that naturally occurring growth hormone also plays a big part in maintaining collagen matrix, and hence the appearance of youthfulness”.
Two More Actions To Take Today
Wear sunscreen. I wish I would have started this when I was younger. The younger you start wearing sunscreen the better.
Look at someone over 40 who doesn’t wear sunscreen or who isn’t consistent with it and you will most likely see someone with leathery looking skin. This is not a good look for someone who is trying to age beautifully. Not to mention the risks for skin cancer. This is a great article, There’s Proof: Sunscreen Reduces Skin Aging.
Please whatever you do, DO NOT lay in a tanning bed. Read this article.
Drink Water. The average adult body is made up of 50-65% of water. Staying hydrated has so many benefits just check out this article here.
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I am very passionate about these 3 actions you can take today. These actions will not only help you to age beautifully at any age; these actions have many health benefits that will help you live your best life today and all of your tomorrows.
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Plastic Surgery Center